Bruce Gillman

Senior Lecturer of Athletics and Physical Education

Bruce Gillman, a noted collegiate fencer, coach, instructor and referee, was named head coach of the men’s and women’s fencing teams at Vassar College in 2005. Now in his 13th season in 2016-17, Gillman has led the men’s and women’s fencing teams to eleven double-digit win seasons, along with nine winning campaigns. He teaches Fencing Fundamentals, Intermediate Fencing, and Independent Study courses focusing on Fencing Refereeing.

BA, University of Rochester
At Vassar since 2005


Athletics & Fitness Center (AFC)
Box 543
M-F 10am-Noon and by appointment

Research and Academic Interests


Departments and Programs


PHED 142 Fencing Fundamentals


Download images for non-commercial use, photo credit required.

Bruce Gillman
Carlisle Stockton